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230. Jonathan COMSTOCK was born on 7 September 1737 in Smithfield, Providence County, Rhode Island.101 He died on 4 December 1785 at the age of 48 in Smithfield, Providence County, Rhode Island.57

Jonathan and Hannah Cass were married by Daniel Mowry, Jr., Justice. He married (2) Mary Angell, daughter of William Angell of Warwick, and (3) Hannah Read, widow of Hanson Read.

Jonathan Comstock was admitted a freeman, Smithfield, on the 1st Wednesday in May 1760. Jun, 1765, he was ensign of the 2nd company of Militia of Smithfield and Lieutenant, May 1766.

28 Feb 1778 - Jonathan and wife Mary of Smithfield deeded 1 acre to David Buffum

Smithfield RI, DB 7
p. 195-196 17 Feb 1768 [1778?] Daniel and Jacob Comstock of Smithfield sell to Jonathan Comstock [their 1st cousin, once removed] of the same town, three tracts in the township of Smithfield. One tract with dwelling houses and other buildings, 200 acres. South side of the highway, the line formerly a straight line between Daniel Comstock, deceased, and Jonathan Read, the River called the Branch, with the stream, to the NE corner of Joseph Comstocks land, running with Grantees [Jonathan's] lnad, a bound of Adam Harkness, the highway from Harkness to the country road. Another tract of 14 acres, bounded partly on land of Harkness, partly on land of grantee. Another tract of 70 acres, running westwardly with land of Elijah Arnold to the land of Oliver Read, the Colony Line, land of Adam Harkness Junr. Patience Comstock, wife of Daniel and Abigail Comstock, wife of Jacob, quit claim to said Jonathan Comstock all their Right of Dower. Signed by Daniel, Jacob, Abigail, but not by Patience. Four seals are indicated.

Providence Court of Common Pleas [Civil Cases]
Dec 1776 Daniel Comstock, Jonathan Comstock, Jacob Comstock of Smithfield, Abner Thayer and Nathaniel Landen both of Providence, Merchants vs. Amos Weeks of Providence, Mariner. Damages of 600£. Defendant made default. Daniel Comstock & others to recover the damages plus costs.


6 Oct 1783, Jonathan Comstock and wife Hannah deeded 82 acres to William Buffum and Caleb Arnold. As Hannah Read, she had deeded land to Jonathan Comstock in 1782.

Hannah Comstock, widow of Jonathan had a will dated 16 Nov 1800, proved 17 May 1806. She named sons Eli and William Read, daughters Patience Arnold and Huldah Trask and son, Hanson Read.

Jonathan COMSTOCK and Hannah CASS were married on 19 February 1761 in Smithfield, Providence County, Rhode Island.136 Hannah CASS was born (date unknown).

Jonathan COMSTOCK and Hannah CASS had the following children:

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Rachel COMSTOCK was born on 9 October 1761 in Smithfield, Providence County, Rhode Island.133

Rachel married Trudiah Trask, 26 Aug 1796.

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Anthony COMSTOCK was born on 26 March 1762.133

Jonathan COMSTOCK and Mary ANGELL were married on 4 October 1774. Mary ANGELL was born on 4 October 1744.

Mary was the daughter of William Angell of Warwick.

Jonathan COMSTOCK and Mary ANGELL had the following children:

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i.

Thomas COMSTOCK was born on 7 May 1775 in Smithfield, Providence County, Rhode Island. He died on 7 September 1834 at the age of 59 in Williamstown, Oswego County, New York.

Thomas married Olive Hamilton. She was born 13 Oct 1781, died 28 Dec 1863 at Williamstown, Oswego Co NY.

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Ichabod COMSTOCK was born in 1776 in Smithfield, Providence County, Rhode Island. He died in 1839 at the age of 63 in Williamstown, Oswego County, New York.

Ichabod married Lola Barnes, 1802. She died 1853.

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Lucy COMSTOCK was born (date unknown).

Lucy Arnold Paine was appointed guardian of Lucy, daughter of Jonathan Comstock of Smithfield, 2 Jan 1786.

Jonathan COMSTOCK and Hannah READ were married before October 1783. Hannah READ died before 17 May 1806 in Smithfield, Providence County, Rhode Island.

Hannah was the widow of Hanson Read. Sons Eli, William and Hanson Read as well as daughters Patience Arnold and Huldah Trask were named in her will dated 16 Nov 1800 and proved 17 May 1806.